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Milk price draft deal agreed

Dairy farmers have agreed in principle to a voluntary code of practice with milk processors, after a series of protests at the cuts to the price they are paid for their milk.

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NFU: Action still needed to reverse price cuts

This agreement will give us the architecture we need to make sure that we don't end up with the same dysfunctional markets that are responsible for the dairy crisis we have today. The farming community is more united than ever before and the strength of feeling on this dairy issue is increasing and not decreasing. We will spend the rest of this month collectively throwing 100% of our efforts into reversing the price cuts from earlier this year and rescinding the ones on the horizon on August 1.

– Peter Kendall, President of the National Farming Union

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